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Richard Clarkson's NCAA

Sports Illustrated photographer Rich Clarkson has covered the NCAA Tournament for decades. Here are some of his most memorable photographs.

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19 MAR 1955: University of San Francisco's Bill Russell (6) gets a ride off the ...

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11 MAR 1960: Oscar Robertson (12) of Cincinnati and unidentified player from DePaul during the ...

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25 MAR 1961: Ohio State's Jerry Lucas (11) and Cincinnati center Paul Hogue (22) during ...

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22 MAR 1968: UCLA center Lew Alcindor "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar" (33) during the NCAA Men's National ...

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19 MAR 1970: Jacksonville's Artis Gilmore (53), Greg Nelson (55) and St. Bonaventure guard Paul ...

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23 MAR 1974: David Thompson (44) of North Carolina State skies above Bill Walton (32) ...

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26 MAR 1979: Michigan State guard Earvin "Magic" Johnson (33) dunks the ball despite Indiana ...

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30 MAR 1981: Indiana guard Isiah Thomas (11) and North Carolina guard Jimmy Black (21) ...

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2 APR 1983: Houston's Akeem Olajuwon (34) and Louisville's Rodney McCray (22) battle for the ...

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31 MAR 1984: Patrick Ewing (33) of Georgetown goes up for the dunk during the ...

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30 MAR 1998: Utah guard Andre Miller (24) tips the ball into the basket as ...

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02 APR 2001: The game's MVP Michael Dunleavy of Duke makes his third straight three ...

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20 MAR 1965: UCLA's Gail Goodrich (center) and teammates run on to the court after ...

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22 MAR 1969: Lew Alcindor (33) of UCLA celebrates with the net after winning the ...

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25 MAR 1972: UCLA guard Bill Walton (32) during the NCAA Men's National Basketball Final ...

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26 MAR 1979: Michigan State guard Earvin "Magic" Johnson (33) cuts down the net after ...

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24 MAR 1980: Louisville's Darrell Griffith (35) is paraded around the court on the shoulder ...

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29 MAR 1982: North Carolina coach Dean Smith gets a hug from center Sam Perkins ...

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04 APR 1983: North Carolina State center Cozell McQueen (45) celebrates victory during the NCAA ...

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02 APR 1984: Bill Russel (L) and Georgetown coach John Thompson (R) after the NCAA ...

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30 MAR 1987: Indiana celebrates the NCAA Final Four basketball championship L to R Magnus ...

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2 APR 1990: UNLV head coach Jerry Tarkinian gets a big hug from his players ...

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29 MAR 1999: University of Connecticut celebrates at the final buzzer during the NCAA Men's ...

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19 MAR 1966: Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp during the NCAA Men's National Basketball Final Four ...

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27 MAR 1971: In what he calls his favorite photo, UCLA coach John Wooden accepts ...

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28 MAR 1977: Marquette coach Al McGuire during the NCAA Men's National Basketball Final Four ...

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30 MAR 1981: Indiana University coach Bobby Knight barks directions to his star guard Isiah ...

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02 APR 1984: Georgetown center Patrick Ewing (33) and Coach John Thompson during the NCAA ...

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Head coach Gary Williams of Maryland signals out his alignment to his players during the ...

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19 MAR 1966: Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp (with basketball) and his players in the 1966 ...

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26 MAR 1973: UCLA center Bill Walton (32) in action against Memphis State during the ...

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29 MAR 1976: Indiana University's head coach Bob Knight with the winning basketball and Scott ...

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29 MAR 1982: North Carolina's rookie freshman Michael Jordan (23) sinks the shot to win ...

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04 APR 1983: Dereck Whittenburg (25) of North Carolina State puts up a last second ...

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05 APR 1993: University of Michigan head coach Steve Fisher talks with forward Chris Webber ...

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19 MAR 1966: Texas Western's(UTEP's) Willie Worsley cuts down the net while sitting on the ...

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1969: UCLA player Lew Alcindor cuts down the net after winning the NCAA Final Four ...

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26 MAR 1979: Michigan State guard Earvin "Magic" Johnson (33) cuts down the net after ...

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30 MAR 1981: Indiana's Isaiah Thomas (11) has the honor of cutting down the net ...

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04 APR 1983: North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano cuts the net after North Carolina ...

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6 APR 1992: Duke University forward Christian Laettner holds up the net after his team's ...

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5 APR 1993: University of North Carolina head coach Dean Smith cuts the last loop ...

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Kentucky's coach Tubby Smith cuts down the nets after the Blue Devils defeated Utah in ...

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29 MAR 1999: University of Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun cuts the net after the ...

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19 MAR 1955: University of San Francisco's Bill Russell (6) gets a ride off the ...

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11 MAR 1960: Oscar Robertson (12) of Cincinnati and unidentified player from DePaul during the ...

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20 MAR 1965: Princeton's Bill Bradley (42) scored a record 58 points during the 1965 ...

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22 MAR 1968: UCLA center Lew Alcindor "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar" (33) during the NCAA Men's National ...

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19 MAR 1970: Jacksonville's Artis Gilmore (53), Greg Nelson (55) and St. Bonaventure guard Paul ...

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26 MAR 1973: UCLA center Bill Walton (32) in action against Memphis State during the ...

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26 MAR 1979: Indiana State forward/center Larry Bird (33) going to the basket against DePaul ...

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26 MAR 1979: Michigan State guard Earvin "Magic" Johnson (33) dunks the ball despite Indiana ...

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1982: Michael Jordan (23) of North Carolina in action against Houston in the NCAA Men's ...

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4 APR 1994: Duke University forward Grant Hill (33) dribbles down court during the NCAA ...

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27 MAR 1999: University of Connecticut guard Richard Hamilton drives to the basket during the ...

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